: Superlative Adjectives Revision
: Present Simple - Present Continuous Notes: Superlative adjectives:
- Adjectives with one syllable add est
, tall - tallest
- Two syllables use most
, helpful - most helpful
- Two syllables ending er, y, or ow, add est
, clever - cleverest - busy - busiest -
narrow - narrowest
- Adjectives with three or more syllables, use most
, intelligent - most intelligent Vocabulary (an/the) antique
- an object or piece of furniture that is valuable because of how old it is jealous
- to be envious of what someone else has, or has done, i.e.
- He's jealous of his brother because he has a lot more money than him.
- She's jealous that her sister has got such a fantastic job.
- beautiful, pleasant, attractive in some way, i.e.
- She lives in a lovely house. The house is beautiful in some way.
- He's a lovely person. He has a kind, generous, fun personality.
- We had a lovely lunch with the family. Could refer to the people we were with, the food itself, and the location we were eating.
- It's such a lovely day. The weather is good.
- of a past era, not modern or current, i.e.
- He wears old-fashioned clothes.
- She collects old-fashioned objects.
- His ideas about life are old-fashioned.
* If an object is antique it is usually valuable, but if it is just 'old-fashioned' it isn't necessarily
- savvy = intelligent; having good judgement. So in the conversation
Tim is saying that his desk is technologically impressive. ugly
- unattractive, regarding physical features, i.e.
- The house is very large but I think it's ugly.
- a machine or piece of technology is easy to use, i.e.
- My new computer's very user-friendly.